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Aug 19, 2013 1:00am PDT
is engaging. he came out during his vacation on martha's vineyard, spoke on thursday. this is part of what he said. >> we've sustained our commitment to egypt and its people, but while we want to sustain our relationship with egypt, our traditional cooperation cannot continue as usual when civilians are being killed in the streets and rights are being rolled back. >> so, ratchets up the pressure, senator ayotte, but is the president more or less on the sidelines or do you think he's been doing the right thing? >> well, i agreed with his suspension of the military exercise, obviously his condemnation of the violence, but i think he fell short when he really didn't come out and call out the real question on the suspension of aid, because that is the real influence that we have with egypt. so, i thought that he could have been stronger on that coming very clearly against the violence and saying we're going to suspend aid until you restore democracy. >> so, the question for me, senator reed, is what is it that the united states really wants to stand up for right now? i go back to the mubarak, at
Aug 19, 2013 1:00pm PDT
on martha's vineyard facing questions how his administration will handle two vital concerns to the nation. internationally, there's still a question of how america should respond to the violence against protesters in egypt as well as reports that the military-controlled government may soon release former dictator hosni hugh barak from prison. we'll have more in just a moment. but first, the president returns as d.c. and the nation prepare to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the historic march on washington for jobs and freedom. half a century later, the questions about race and criminal justice raised by that march still face the country. including in the form of controversial stop and frisk programs. a federal judge declared new york city's programs unconstitutional last week. however, at a news conference on a major gun bust today, new york city mayor michael bloomberg again stood front and center to defend the practice. >> generally, it's believed by law enforcement people that without this tactic, the bad guys would feel a lot more comfortable in carrying guns. common sense says if y
Aug 11, 2013 10:00am PDT
summer is vacation. he arrived in martha's vineyard after his full first -- first full press conference in more than three months and he made news on the government surveillance program, relations with russia, and our war against al qaeda. senator john mccain, a republican leader on national security who just returned from the mideast joins us from arizona. senator, welcome back to "fox news sunday." >> thank you, chris. >> president obama said friday that he wants to reform the government surveillance program, he wants to add some more safeguard and make it more transparent. republican congressman pete king, a member of the house intelligence committee said that, that he called it a monumental failure of war time leadership. senator mccain, who's right? >> well, i think it's pretty clear that there's been failures throughout that has led to mr. snowden now being granted asylum in russia. there is now a large percentage of americans particularly young americans who view mr. snowden as some kind of a whistle-blower when we know that he betrayed his oath of office. there's a young generat
Aug 12, 2013 5:00pm EDT
with this. the first family is on vacation in martha's vineyard. this is their fourth vacation trip to the island. they skipped last year in the midst of the 2012 campaign. the president, he hit the links with the press pool watching both yesterday and today. i notice that this morning drudge was leading with a story that talked about the arrival of bo, the family dog via an osprey helicopter, the number of hotel rooms needed for secret service, and the presence of a mesh bag filled with basketballs in the luggage. criticizing a president's vacation, especially this president's vacation has become a rite of summer. to learn more of the facts, today i chatted with mark knoller. he is the white house correspondent for cbs news, but he is more than that. he is the go-to statistician for presidential behavior, and he often shares his data with colleagues, sometimes with the presidents themselves. he maintains lists of literally everything the commander in chief does, from bill signings to pardons, vetoes, air force one flights, marine one trips and vacation destinations, even church att
Aug 15, 2013 2:00pm PDT
is vacationing on martha's vineyard. dan, what else did the president have to say about egypt? >> reporter: wolf, the president said the cycle of violence needs to stop. he condemned the actions of the military government and announced the u.s. is pulling out of joint exercises, a move that a senior administration official had been discussed as early as june but that the president made up his mind just last night. after a telephone briefing with his national security team on the escalating violence in egypt, president obama emerged from vacation mode in an effort to jolt that country's interim military government off what he called a dangerous path. >> the egyptian people deserve people. >> reporter: cancelling bright star, a long time joint biannual military exercise set for next month. >> our traditional cooperation cannot continue as usual when civilians are being killed in the streets and rights are being rolled back. >> reporter: this stepped up pressure comes amid calls to suspend the $1.3 billion in annual u.s. military aid to egypt, something that would be virtually automatic if the whit
Aug 5, 2013 5:00pm EDT
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Aug 19, 2013 9:00pm EDT
, the night. we feature programs on every first lady from martha washington. today, julia grant. host: serving as first lady from 1869 to 1877, julia grant relished the role. she once commented that life inside the white house was a garden spot of orchids. growing up in a slaveholding family, she ended up as wife of the commanding u.s. general during the civil war. she and ulysses s. grant shared 37 years together that included the hardships of war, the challenges of politics, and eight years in the white house. welcome to our program, "first ladies: influence and image." tonight, julia grant. let me introduce you to our guests. bill seale is a member of our series. he is a longtime white house historian and the author of "the president's house." pam sanfilippo is a historian at the ulysses s. grant national historic site. she is also working on a biography of julia grant. i want to start with you. we last left the series with the johnsons after impeachment and the politics with the radical republicans in reconstruction in the south. set the stage for us as the grants come into the white house
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Aug 13, 2013 8:00am PDT
at martha's vineyard where the president is vacationing. why is the limit on out-of-pocket expenses being delayed, wendell? >> reporter: well, jon, it turns out some insurers and employers use separate companies to administer medical coverage and drug benefit, and their compute pers don't necessarily talk to each other. since different companies have different limits on out of pocket costs, they need more time to figure out a way to keep track of all the out of pocket costs people are incurring. the result is that some people with complex chronic medical conditions like multiple sclerosis will pay more than they would have if the cap was in place. this delay on imposing the limit on out of pocket costs was approved in february but buried in bureaucratic language on the labor department's web site, and no one noticed it until now, jon. jon: so what are republicans saying about all this? >> reporter: well some republicans say this is proof the affordable care act is too complicated. they point to democratic senator max baucus' warning that it's going to be a train wreck to implement. but re
Aug 20, 2013 1:40am PDT
to dusk curfew in effect in cairo as the city tries to get back to normal. abc's martha raddatz is there. >> so where does this go from here? and were you shot? >> yeah. >> reporter: we spoke to 25-year-old mohamed sultan shot last week by egyptian forces in the eruption of violence he represents egypt's future, best and brightest, graduating from america's ohio state university. >> if we have to die so the next generation can live freely so be it. >> reporter: weeks ago we walked amongst jubilant protesters in tahrir square. when they tried to win hearts and minds. across town, with the pro-morsi crowd, building tents and digging in, there was hope for a peaceful end. instead, the egyptian security forces demolished this tent city, killing hundreds of people. on the very same spot we were just weeks ago, the scene is truly stunning. burned out buildings, very few people walking around and so much rubble. this is fast becoming a simmering civil war. one of america's great allies in this region, awash in blood. on one side, the government admitted that 36 islamists in its custody were kil
Aug 16, 2013 1:00am EDT
made on martha's vineyard. here is the headline. they say it shows the limits of u.s. sway, writing a rebuke underscored the limits of u.s. influence with the nation's generals, who benefit 1.3 billion dollars a year in military aid. in addition to canceling the high-profile military exercise scheduled to begin next month, obama said his national security team will consider further steps as necessary, a comment that puts military aid in question. we will show you the president's comments next from martha's vineyard and then back to your comments and calls. >> good morning, everybody. i just finished a discussion with my national security team about the situation in egypt. i wanted to provide an up eight. -- an update. let me get by stepping back. the relationship between the united states and egypt goes back decades. it's rooted in our respect of egypt as a nation, ancient center of civilization, and cornerstone for peace in the middle east. it's also rooted in our ties to the egyptian people forged through a long-standing partnership. just over two years ago america was inspired by
Aug 17, 2013 12:00pm PDT
. the president is in martha's vineyard with his family. today is his last full day off there. he heads back to the white house tomorrow. >>> for generations, we have heard about area 51, the place in nevada that's synonymous in popular culture with government secrecy and ufos. well, it turns out it does exist. as cnn's dan simon shows us, it's been one of the biggest worst kept secrets of the cia. >> reporter: hollywood has long shown an obsession with area 51. >> welcome to earth. >> reporter: from aliens to ufos, it helped fuel a perception that the government has been holding onto top secret information about this remote facility in the nevada desert. until now, it had only really existed in places like "the x files" on television. but newly released cia documents officially acknowledge the site for the first time. annie jacobsen spent several years researching area 51, publishing her findings in a book. >> this has kind of become a national pastime and a great debate, you know, about aliens. and the locuk locus of this is 51. >> if you're looking for talk about spaceships, you'll be dis
Aug 16, 2013 3:00am PDT
none other than nsa leaker edward snowden. white house correspondent dan lothian is live from martha's vineyard this morning. dan, sounds like there are more big questions for the administration today. >> reporter: that's right, certainly more big questions, kate. you know "the washington post" revealing in this report that the lechl of detail and analysis they uncovered is usually more than typically shared with member of congress or the fisa court that oversees the nation's surveillance programs. >> a general impression has i think taken hold not only among the american public but also around the world that somehow we're out there willy-nilly. >> reporter: that was president obama just days ago assuring the american public that the national security agency was not breaching the trust of its citizens. but a new report out today by "the washington post" may raise new concerns. after combing through the trove of documents leaked by former nsa analyst edward snowden "the post" reports the nsa has broken privacy rules thousands of times each year since 2008. "the post" says most of the
Aug 17, 2013 3:00am PDT
. president obama has condemned that aid, but the u.s. aid continues to trickle in. dan loathian is in martha's vineyard where the president is on vacation. dan, why did the president decide to step up that between egypt and the u.s.? >> well, there had been impact for the obama administration to do much more. there and of course, was that delay of f-16s to the egyptian air force. but what the obama administration is not seeing is this quick transition to the elected government in egypt. so they really wanted to send a strong message to the egyptians to put pressure on them. they began, according to a senior administration official, talking about pulling out of this biannual meetings known as bright star, about the time in june when they decided to cancel the f-16 jets but when the violence really began escalating that's when the president decided late wednesday night that in fact they would pull out of the those joint exercises. do they believe that will have direct impact on the ground, even a state department official saying there are limitations to this move but they do believe it will se
Aug 8, 2013 9:00pm EDT
-span. programs on every first lady, from martha washington. tonight, elizabeth munro and catherine adams. [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2013] [captioning performed by national captioning institute] ♪ >> elizabeth monroe was a true partner in her husband's career. they were a love story and absolutely devoted to each other. elizabeth monroe had a well- developed sense of style and image. this is a woman who knew how to carry herself with great elegance. >> it is called the era of good feeling. >> this is a woman who spoke french. >> very great beauty. she received is seldom anything in the white house. she hated it. >> dignity, civility. those are the words that come to mind. >> elizabeth monroe served as first lady from 1817 to 1825 as a time known as the era of good feeling. coming up, we will explore her life and what were not always happy times inside the white house for this woman born into a well-to-do new york family. she married james monroe at the age of 17 and traveled new york extensively with him. she brought with her to the white house a certain french
Aug 14, 2013 2:00pm PDT
with the president while vacationing in martha's vineyard. >>> newt gingrich, the new dough host of "cnn's "crossfire" gave a verbal smackdown to the he blasted gop members of congress for not offering any alternatives speaking at the republican national summer meeting in boston, no cameras present at that meeting, gingrich said republicans have no positive replacement for obama care, said hess party is caught in a culture that rewards obstruction and negativity. he was a bit more restrained when i later caught up with him on the phone. joining us right now, the former house speaker newt gingrich. as you know, house republicans voted 40 times to repeal to get rid of obama care. it's not going anywhere, certainly the president would veto that action and now some republicans are saying they are ready to shut down the government to do away with obama care. you believe this is a mistake. >> i don't think we should shut the government down. i think we should finance all the of the government except obama care, and i think we should be pretardy they ought to send a bill to the senate says september obama c
Aug 31, 2013 5:00am PDT
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Aug 27, 2013 6:00am EDT
. >> when will you hearn the chops to go to martha's vineyard? >> i'm a moderate democrat. >> i can attest to that. all right. john, good, thanks. it's like having the treasury secretary on "squawk box" as well as joe and jimmy. we will sy see you later. >> you like having the treasury secretary on. still positive? >> yes. >> we'll seal be talking about that in the next hour. >> i think i said that off camera. he didn't say. i think you opened up the discussion. >> i think you are right. >> do you think he said anything? >> i think the market will be relieved. >> i didn't 93 he was going to say na. >> wow. i'll let you go off cam and collect your thoughts. meanwhile, coming up, corn prices in focus at the farm progress show in decay tur, illinois? i forget which is which. but that's >> decay tur. >> lie ma, ohio. it's for sale. >> whole get jane to pronounce that for us. hey, jane. >> hey, kayla. lima, ohio. this is the real american people. 125,000 farmers and others will be out here kicking things like the statement of the art tractor. we will plow one into the outlook right after the br
Aug 19, 2013 2:00pm EDT
martha's vineyard where he and the cancellation of the joint military exercise known as bright star. there have been consequences for the actions taken by the interim government. we are hopeful that -- i would also say this -- there have been consequences for other nations that there are other nations that have raised concern in the region and in europe and other places about the actions taken by the interim egyptian government. this is not something that is only in the interest of the united states. it is in the interest of our partners in the region and it our allies around the world. >> a little three years since the president has signed dodd- frank. one says that about 50% of the deadlines have been missed. what is the president's you on the progress of the law? does the banking industry have too much influence over regulators? >> part of his message is about regulators who have a job description, but he will have a message which is able conveyed to them the sense of urgency that he feels about getting the regulations under wall street reform implemented properly. most important
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